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Elly Kugler is federal policy director at the National Domestic Workers Alliance. She began supporting domestic worker organizing in 2001, when she collaborated with domestic workers and community leaders in the creation of the Colectiva de Mujeres at La Raza Centro Legal in San Francisco, California. From 2000 to 2007, she supported worker organizing and youth empowerment in San Francisco and Washington, DC, and built the organized leadership of immigrant workers with the New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice. She graduated from the UCLA School of Law and the Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy in 2010.